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Jessica’s Birth Story

After a positive first birth with my daughter in America (my husband Mark and I relocated to California for a couple of years, where our daughter was born - yay dual citizenship), I was keen that my second birth would be another one to look back on with fond memories....

Anne’s Birth Story

In the evening of Monday 13th January, 6 days before my due date, I felt a few twinges along with mild cramps and instantly felt a mixture of excitement and nerves that this could be the start. Everyone had predicted that my baby would be early and with him measuring...

What happens if I have the Coronavirus when I go into labour?

The advice is that if you suspect that you have the Coronavirus and are pregnant, that you self isolate for 7days. But what happens if you go into labour during this time. This information below is from The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and was published...

Coronavirus in Pregnancy

Coronavirus In Pregnancy As this is a new virus there is very limited research on how the Coronavirus will effect pregnant mothers and newborns. However, in China a piece of research was done on 9 pregnant mothers who had the Coronavirus and here is what they found… 💥...

Sophie’s Birth Story

Our Journey began back in May 2018 when we became pregnant with our first baby. We started planning our birthalmost from day 1 and after lots of research, discussion and involvement from various health professionals we made an informed decision to have...

Lorna’s Birth Story

If anyone could read minds then mine would have been clogged with all sorts of negative thoughts about labor and what could potentially happen (of course always thinking the worse, I’m my own worst nightmare) My mind was so clouded with “what if’s” I knew it wouldn’t...

The Birth of Buddy Middleton

After keeping everyone on their toes and arriving 10 days late, Buddy wasn't hanging around when he finally decided he was on his way! By this point, I'd tried everything. And I mean EVERYTHING, but this baby didn't want to seem to shift. Curry, pineapple, clary sage,...

Creating An Ideal Birth Environment

Your Birth Environment - Why is Birth Environment So Important? Have you ever noticed how much you act from your environmental cues. Your Mum pops over with a plate of cookies and she leaves them on your dining room table. You...

Things To Celebrate From 2019

2019 was my third year doing The Bump to Baby Chapter and it was a wild one. Wild like in this above photo wild, surviving the nights, managing 2 young children at home, writing blogs and scheduling emails at 2am with a baby on my boob, or walking around with her on...

What we can learn from the 3 Wise Men about visiting after a baby.

Managing visitors after having a baby... Christmas time is a time for lots of family and friends to visit. Having a baby brings even more reasons for visitors as everyone wants to meet your new arrival, plus you want to show off the new tiny, beautiful human that...

The Birth of Buddy Middleton

After keeping everyone on their toes and arriving 10 days late, Buddy wasn't hanging around when he finally decided he was on his way! By this point, I'd tried everything. And I mean EVERYTHING, but this baby didn't want to seem to shift. Curry, pineapple, clary sage,...

Creating An Ideal Birth Environment

Your Birth Environment - Why is Birth Environment So Important? Have you ever noticed how much you act from your environmental cues. Your Mum pops over with a plate of cookies and she leaves them on your dining room table. You...

Things To Celebrate From 2019

2019 was my third year doing The Bump to Baby Chapter and it was a wild one. Wild like in this above photo wild, surviving the nights, managing 2 young children at home, writing blogs and scheduling emails at 2am with a baby on my boob, or walking around with her on...

Sarah’s Birth Story with Baby Bea

I’d like to start with how truly terrified I was. I couldn’t quite wrap my head around how my baby was going to come out.. from there! You know? Even after my husband and I attended The Bump to Baby Chapter classes, I felt informed, prepared & excited... but...

The Ultimate Birth Affirmations

How to use Birth Affirmations in pregnancy? Everyone has their sayings that they repeat in their head when they need a little pick me up. It might be a, “ Come on... You’ve got this!” before you stand in front of your team to do a presentation at work or “Stay calm,...

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